Vermont vs Niagara

Niagara 68, Vermont 58

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LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) - Antoine Mason tied his season high with 25 points to lead Niagara over Vermont 68-58 Sunday in a nonconference matchup.

Mason made 7 of 12 shots from the field and 9 of 10 from the foul line, and also had four assists and three steals. Juan'ya Green backed his effort with 17 points for the Purple Eagles (5-6).

Brian Voelkel led Vermont (6-4) with 14 points and 10 rebounds but also had seven turnovers before fouling out with 33 seconds left.

The Catamounts trailed 19-18 at halftime and tied it at 21-all on Candon Rusin's trey 30 seconds into the second half. But Mason hit a 3-pointer and scored eight during a 16-2 Niagara run that stretched the lead to 37-23.

Vermont responded with a 7-0 run to make it 37-30, but T.J. Cline then hit a 3-pointer for Niagara and Vermont never got closer than that seven-point deficit again.

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Vermont Catamounts
L. Apfeld, F323-112-22248
B. Voelkel, F305-83-4104514
E. O'Day, F171-31-13003
C. Rusin, G252-62-23038
S. Carissimo, G222-74-44158
C. Rugg, F262-30-02004
T. Blue, G242-43-65038
J. Elbaum, G161-41-21333
B. Kilpatrick, G-F81-30-12122
Total 19-4916-2234112558
 38.8%72.7% 
Niagara Purple Eagles
D. White, C232-30-05144
A. Mason, G387-129-1024225
J. Green, G374-128-1244117
A. Tanksley, G282-70-03046
T. McCall, G151-10-02232
M. Jordan, G271-76-72028
T. Cline, F232-60-110035
M. Lemmons, G60-21-21021
J. Thomas, F30-00-00010
Total 19-5024-3233112268
 38.0%75.0% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323

MAAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Monmouth18-227-749
St. Peters14-623-13130
Iona12-822-1388
Siena12-817-17126
Fairfield11-916-15180
Rider10-1018-15197
Canisius10-1018-16167
Quinnipiac7-1310-21272
Niagara6-1410-23275
Manhattan5-1510-22263
Marist5-158-24276
 
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